Deacon Roosevelt Culver

September 11, 1929 ~ August 14, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Deacon Roosevelt Culver Obituary

Deacon Roosevelt Culver, age 93, of Hephzibah, GA., passed away on Monday, August 14, 2023 at his daughter’s residence in Hephzibah, GA after a brief illness.

He was a native of Screven County, GA but resided in Richmond County, GA. He retired from Savannah River Site in Augusta/Aiken, SC. He was a farmer and a mechanic for many years, which he enjoyed.

Deacon Culver was a member of the Simmons Branch Baptist Church of Sylvania, GA, where he was the chairman of the deacon board. He was a member of Lamar Carter Consistory 321 Masonic Lodge where he was a Past Worshipful Master. He served as president of the Screven County Branch of the NAACP for over 35 years. He was also a member of the Democratic Party, where he received a state award.

He loved working with his organizations.

He is survived by his children, Earl B. (Aleon) Culver and Lanetta, Hephzibah, GA and Harry E. Culver, Sylvania, GA; 9 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. A host of other relatives and friends.

Walk-through viewing will be held on Friday, August 18, 2023 from 4:00p.m.-7:00p.m. at Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home.

Celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 11:00a.m. at First Baptist Church, 214 South Main Street, Sylvania, GA 30467. Rev. Wayne Ayer, Pastor and Rev. Joe Herrington, eulogist.

Deacon Culver will lie-in-state from 10:00a.m until 11:00a.m. No viewing after the eulogy.

Interment will be at Simmons Branch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 200 Simmons Branch Road, Sylvania, GA 30467.

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Celebration of life services have been entrusted to the care of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458

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Walk-Through Viewing
August 18, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration of Life Service
August 19, 2023

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church (Sylvania, GA)
214 South Main Street
Sylvania, GA 30467

Interment following celebration of life service

Simmons Branch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery (Simmons Branch Road)
200 Simmons Branch Road
Sylvania, GA 30467


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